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Marianne Brown
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The Surprising Factor Financial Firms Need to Invest in To Accelerate Growth

When it comes to people, a firm's success relies on more than just the top contributors to the bottom line, according to FIS. In its latest report, shared with Traders Magazine, the firm says it actually found firms that are prioritizing investments in digital expertise are growing nearly twice as fast as their peers.

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August 23, 2012

New and Improved

Quality of IOI messages rises due to client demand, competition and regulatory scrutiny

By John D'Antona Jr.

The once much maligned indication of interest has been reinvented. The buyside has long complained that these electronic messages from brokerage firms, expressing willingness to trade a block of stock, were nothing more than fishing expeditions to capture an order. But now things have changed and the quality of messages has improved, thanks to clinet demand, regulators and competition.

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